Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
Mark Dunlea - Sanctuary Radio
Lindsay Koshgarian talks with Mark Dunlea of the Hudson Mohawk Radio Network about how we diverted $21 trillion to the war on terror after 9/11 and how racism is a root cause of both militarism and climate change.
Abdullah Muradoğlu - Yeni Şafak
A study was carried out by the Washington-based Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). Lindsay Koshgarian, director of the institute's "National Priorities Project," points that the direct and indirect costs of the Federal Government's global war on terror inside and outside the United States in the last 20 years have cost ...
Marc Steiner - The Real News Network
A new report from the Institute for Policy Studies calculates that the cost of US militarization since 9/11 is a staggering $21 trillion. Can we ever recoup all those social and economic resources siphoned off by the military-industrial complex?
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, Tope Folarin - Common Dreams
First, Washington needs to stop killing people. Next, we have to challenge our nation's assumptions and priorities.
John Cavanagh & Phyllis Bennis - The Nation
The US has spent over $21 trillion on wars, the military, and the national security state since 9/11. That money should have been used for health care, climate, jobs, and education.
Annie Esposito - KZYX
National Priorities Project (Institute for Policy Studies) has taken a HOLISTIC look at U.S. militarized spending since 9/11, and found $21 trillion over the past 20 years. Where did all that go — and what could this country have funded instead?
Barbara Lee - The Guardian
I was the sole member of Congress to vote against the war in Afghanistan. Congress has yet to stand up against endless militarism
Luke Savage - Jacobin
The War on Terror projected American power abroad with devastating consequences. But it also wrought suffering and waste at home, with consequences we’re still living with today.
Ann Brown - The Moguldom Nation
One of the arguments against the U.S. paying reparations to the descendants of American slaves is that such a program would be too expensive — that the U.S. just can’t afford it.
Ahtra Elnashar - Sinclair Broadcast Group
Millennials who were just kids on 9/11 are now old enough to hold office. Research shows they're likely to see the world much differently than older generations because of their formative age at the time of the attacks.